Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo ; [viii], 248 pages
Publisher: New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Günter Grass
A handsome first US edition/first printing in fine condition in alike dustjacket. Signed by author and Nobel Laureate Günter Grass directly on the title page.
German art history professor Alexander Reschke and Polish art restorer Alexandra Piatkowska meet on the way to the cemetery in Gdansk Poland and quickly find they have much in common. They found a society to allow people expatriated after World War II to be buried in their native land. Their good intentions are overwhelmingly successful and they find themselves building resorts and gold courses on the would-be burial ground ; Etching.